New coronavirus cases reported in area

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

There have been 18 additional positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Scott County since Thursday. According to the Scott County Health Department, a total of 10 new positive cases were reported between Friday and Sunday with eight more reported Monday afternoon. There were also 19 more cases that have fully recovered.

That gives the county 297 cases since March with 68 of those active and 216 recoveries. A total of 13 residents have died related to the virus, according to the health department.

The Mississippi County Health Department is reporting two additional positive coronavirus cases since Thursday. That brings the county’s total to 82 cases in the general population with eight active cases and 74 out of isolation.

According to the Missouri Department of Corrections, there are two active cases remaining among the 20 staff members who have tested positive and one inmate case is still active among the 47 inmates that tested positive.

The New Madrid County Health Department last reported three additional cases on Friday, giving the county 124 positives since March with 52 active and 72 out of quarantine with one death.

The Stoddard County Public Health Center recently reported 191 positive cases in the county since March with 19 cases currently active and 163 recovered. Nine deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported, with seven of those coming from an outbreak in a nursing home outbreak.

The Dunklin County Health Department last reported 201 positive cases Monday afternoon with 54 active and 144 recovered. Three deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported in the county.

The Pemiscot County Health Department last reported 183 cases Monday afternoon with 22 active and 155 released from isolation. There are three hospitalizations with six deaths related to the virus being reported.

Monday afternoon the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center reported 530 positive cases with 45 probables. There are 194 active cases with 381 recovered and three deaths being reported.

On Tuesday, the state reported 1,773 new cases of the virus – Missouri’s highest single-day ever – bringing the number of cases in the state throughout the pandemic to 44,823 with 1,213 deaths. According to the Center for Disease Control, Missouri is 29th among the 50 states in number of positive cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

— The numbers are the latest numbers reported at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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